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Jimmer Fredette has needed a change of scenery almost since the day he was traded to the Sacramento Kings on draft night back in 2011.
He's been surrounded by chuck-it-up guards since day one, and the coach who believed in him, Paul Westphal, was fired seven games into Jimmer's rookie year.
After struggling through a very difficult situation that first season, things got worse in some ways during his second campaign.
Keith Smart gave him fewer minutes in 2012-13, but Jimmer managed to hit 41.7 percent of his three-point attempts and proved that he can be a very dangerous perimeter scorer.
None of that has done much to influence Sacramento's new head coach Mike Malone, who has played Jimmer a total of three minutes in 2013-14.
He's buried on the depth chart behind Greivis Vasquez and Isaiah Thomas at point guard and Marcus Thornton and Ben McLemore at shooting guard.
Barring injuries, Jimmer is not likely to get many minutes with the Kings, and it would be a shame for such great shooting to go to waste.
That's his primary skill, and it's one that is in high demand around the NBA these days. Plenty of teams could use his ability to space the floor.
As USA Today's Sam Amick reported, "The Kings, according to the person, have received trade interest from about two teams about Fredette and, surprisingly, the Utah Jazz are not known to be among that group."
The Jazz not being interested makes no sense to me, but maybe they're just holding their cards close to the chest.